Definitions for emulateˈɛm yəˌleɪt; -lɪt
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strive to equal or match, especially by imitating
"He is emulating the skating skills of his older sister"
imitate the function of (another system), as by modifying the hardware or the software
compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with
"This artist's drawings cannot emulate his water colors"
To attempt to equal or be the same as.
To copy or imitate, especially a person.
To feel a rivalry with; to be jealous of, to envy.
(computing) of a program or device to imitate another program or device
striving to excel; ambitious; emulous
to strive to equal or to excel in qualities or actions; to imitate, with a view to equal or to outdo, to vie with; to rival; as, to emulate the good and the great
Origin: [L. aemulatus, p. p. of aemulari, fr. aemulus emulous; prob. akin to E. imitate.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A best friend is he who can emulate a dog but still can talk.
Don't be a leader to dictate, but be a person whom everyone wants to emulate and follow.
This is him pandering, he is not with them right now, he is trying to emulate (Mike) Huckabee.
When you see a good man, try to emulate his example, and when you see a bad man, search yourself for his faults.
She showed mercy and we need to show that, i'm here for my boys. They need someone to emulate. We need people who are kind and loving and forgiving to look up to.
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